The History of Hawke’s Bay

The History of Hawke’s Bay spans centuries and people, a tale of settlement, wars, and colonial hopes.

This profusely illustrated 260-page book, now in second edition with revised photo selection, offers a unique overview of the history of this remarkable district from its geological origins to the wild cowboy world of the colonists, the disasters of earthquake and world wars, through to the lifestyle province of the twenty-first century. Click to buy.